The Lazy H Ranch is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to purchase one of Colorado's most recreational rich mountain properties in Colorado. Situated 2.5 hours west of Denver CO, and only 15 minutes outside Salida CO, this isn't a mountain property that is hours away from civilization. The picturesque log home sits on 120 acre, is 15 mins to the slopes at Monarch Mountain, is surrounded by San Isabel National Forest, and overlooks a private 7-acre lake.Improvements The 4,100+ sf 4 bed 2.5 bath log home is purely remarkable and has the rustic Colorado mountain feel, which so many desire. The open floor plan boasts huge Douglas Fir logs with vaulted ceilings and a cozy stone fireplace. The kitchen offers granite countertops, an attractive gas range, and custom pine cabinets. Entertain on the incredible 1200 square foot deck overlooking the peaceful lake and white capped Rocky Mountains, here you will find some of the best views in all of Colorado. High end finishes include, in-floor heating, 5 piece master bath, hickory wood floors, tongue and groove vaulted ceilings, and a walk out basement. The residence has been meticulously kept and the home is being sold fully furnished including star link high speed internet.
Two guest cabins take full advantage of what the property has to offer. These cabins have been advertised on Vrbo and have proven successful as lucrative guest cabins. In the past the cabins have been booked solid from Memorial Day to Labor Day and are super popular. Currently these are just being used as a cozy place for friends and family to stay.
Recreation Fishing on the Lake will be anything but lazy. Experienced or beginning anglers can easily hook into sizable Rio Grande cutthroat, native cutthroats, cutbows, browns, and rainbows. Trophy cutthroat and brown trout, weighing up to 5 pounds and 32 inches in length have been caught in the lake. A nesting pair of Bald Eagles regularly fish the lake also. The lake is approximately 20 feet in depth, and comes with adjudicated water rights.
The property is 120 acres and neighbors the San Isabel National Forest, multiple streams run through the property and are lined with large aspen stands. Wildlife gathers to the water and meadows on the property, resulting in an abundance of elk, moose, and deer. Situated roughly at 9000Ft in elevation the hunting is prime on the 120 acres as well as on the adjoining National Forest and the surrounding mountain peaks. If you are not a hunter, wildlife frequently visits the outer banks of the pond awaiting you to capture the perfect picture.
Recreational enthusiast can find almost everything to do here including fishing, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, ATV riding, snowmobiling, hunting, biking, hiking, downhill skiing you name it and Lazy H Ranch has it. Mt. Taylor 13,561Ft and Mt Shavano 14,232Ft are just out your backdoor along with the historic Colorado Trail, which is the longest trail in the state. Stretching almost 500 miles from Denver to Durango. From high peaks to low lined aspen groves, the Colorado Trail embodies the Rocky Mountains at its finest. One of the most unique aspect to the ranch is it proximity Monarch Mountain Ski Resort. You can hit the slopes in less than 15 mins for the cabin.
Location Lazy H Ranch is easily accessible year round off County Road 224 and Hwy 50. Colorado is the fastest growing state in the country. The I-70 corridor is already maxed out and this area is a very logical direction for residential/commercial expansion from Denver. Salida could easily be the next Breckenridge or Aspen with soaring property values. There is also a commercial airport in Crested Butte, less than an hour from the ranch, which offers direct flights from Chicago, Houston, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Lazy H Ranch has been used as a year round residence but could also serve as a seasonal or corporate retreat. The best thing about Lazy H Ranch is that it's an investment you and your family can truly enjoy and is truly a legacy property. This is the type of mountain property that you could own forever, passing it down from generation to generation.
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